Call for proposals - From Data to New Knowledge and Green ICT, towards zero power ICT ERA-Net CHIST-ERA 2011 Closed!


CHIST-ERA stands for “European Coordinated Research on Long term Challenges in Information and Communication Sciences & Technologies ERA-Net”. CHIST-ERA is a coordination and co-operation activity of National Funding Organisations in order to reinforce transnational collaboration between member states in challenging multidisciplinary research in the area of Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies (ICST) with the potential to lead to significant breakthroughs. CHIST-ERA aims at creating the appropriate conditions to maintain and reinforce Europe's ranking in the very competitive area of long term transformative ICST research by preparing the future competitiveness of European partners (universities, research institutes, SMEs...). The CHIST-ERA initiative is looking for highly innovative and multidisciplinary collaborative projects in information and communication sciences and technologies.


CHIST-ERA is open to new ideas and original solutions, involving interdisciplinary skills. In addition, the transformative research done in CHIST-ERA shall explore new topics with potential for significant scientific and technical impacts. In this call, two separate topics are addressed, namely “From data to new knowledge” (D2K) and “Green ICT, towards Zero Power ICT” (G-ICT).

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

All the important deadlines

  • 17 January 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche ERA-Net CHIST-ERA 2011 (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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